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Keep Europe’s culture open to everyone online l #AllezCulture

Keep Europe’s culture open to everyone online l #AllezCulture | Linked Heritage | Scoop.it
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Europeana needs our help to persuade the European Union to continue to fund it. Sign the online petition to support in the budget discussions about Europe’s digital infrastructure

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IEEE BIGDATA 2013: WORKSHOP ON BIG HUMANITIES

The Workshop on Big Humanities will be held in conjunction with the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData 2013), which will take place between 6-9 October 2013 in Silicon Valley, California, USA, and which provides a leading international forum for disseminating the latest research in the growing field of “big data”.

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LINKED HERITAGE: achievements and next steps

LINKED HERITAGE: achievements and next steps | Linked Heritage | Scoop.it
Linked Heritage is a Best Practice Network which includes ministries, responsible government agencies, content providers and aggregators, leading research centres, publishers and SMEs from 20 EU countries, together with Israel and Russia.
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Europeana's huge cultural dataset opens for re-use

Europeana's huge cultural dataset opens for re-use | Linked Heritage | Scoop.it

The Hague, 12 septembre 2012 -
Opportunities for apps developers, designers and other digital innovators will be boosted today as the digital portal Europeana opens up its dataset of over 20 million cultural objects for free re-use.

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Preview launch of Europeana API 2.0

Preview launch of Europeana API 2.0 | Linked Heritage | Scoop.it

The preview launch of the new Europeana API has just happened. The API is based on Europeana's new metadata schema, the Europeana Data Model. The previous version was based on Europeana Semantic Elements, which is an extended Dublin Core schema. This new schema separates different entities, and is close to some semantic principles.

 

The new things of the API:

The API is based on Europeana's new metadata schema, the Europeana Data Model (http://pro.europeana.eu/web/guest/edm-documentation). The previous version was based on Europeana Semantic Elements, which is an extended Dublin Core schema. This new schema separates different entities, and is close to some semantic principles.

It is more close to the Europeana portal. You can access more features (such as breadcrumb, facets, related items and so on).

 

http://preview.europeana.eu/portal2/rights/api-terms-of-use.html

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New York City and OpenStreetMap Collaborating Through Open Data | EngagingCities

New York City and OpenStreetMap Collaborating Through Open Data | EngagingCities | Linked Heritage | Scoop.it
This is big news! Next Helsinki? RT @HermansOuti New York City and OpenStreetMap Collaborating Through Open Data http://t.co/CufTRFRmGd
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Michael Culture Workshop: Innovative services for tourism

Michael Culture Workshop: Innovative services for tourism | Linked Heritage | Scoop.it
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Organised by the Michael Culture Working Group on Innovative services for the general public in the framework of the AthenaPlus project

 

Europe is the first touristic destination in the world: in 2010, it was visited by almost half billion tourists. Cultural tourism plays a significant attraction role, and is estimated to account for around 40% of all European tourism.

Information and communication technologies have allowed the development of new services in the cultural tourism field, shifting from traditional to new ways of approaching cultural resources: digital tourism is offering great opportunities to renew and enrich the visitors’ experiences. Adapting to technologies and uses, it tends to become more and more connected to social media, geolocated, and in mobility. In the same time, it contributes to enhance cultural heritage attractiveness, sustainability and quality, and favours its accessibility.

 

Organized by Michael Culture Association, dedicated to cultural heritage valorization, this workshop, IN ENGLISH, aims at sharing best practices examples and innovative projects on digital tourism in Europe. 

Audience: Professionals from the Cultural heritage and tourism fields, new technologies and innovative services.  

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Publications on metadata and long-term preservation available on DCA website

Publications on metadata and long-term preservation available on DCA website | Linked Heritage | Scoop.it

The project Digitising Contemporary Art (DCA) is contributing significally to the presentation of contemporary art available at Europeana, the single access point to Europe's cultural heritage. Additionally to the artworks and contextual documents, the project is delivering practical guidelines on best practices in the field of
digitisation of artworks.

 

Recently the project yielded a number of expert documents for publication. Those publications include several workshops around the topic of metadata and two guidelines on best practices within metadata implementation and long-term preservation. All publications are now available for downloading on the project website.

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Europeana Network Annual General Meeting 2012

Europeana Network Annual General Meeting 2012 | Linked Heritage | Scoop.it

The Europeana Network Annual General Meeting will be held on the 27th November 2012 in Berlin, Germany.

 

The Europeana Network Annual General Meeting (AGM) is a key annual event for Europeana and its network.  It provides the opportunity for Europeana and its partners to share, discuss and develop specific areas of mutual interest.


The 2012 edition is organised in cooperation with Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz and Museum für Naturkunde.

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